Hard climatic conditions in Siberia, extreme temperatures harden the structure of the Siberian larch. That’s why Siberian larch timber durable as steel. At all times, mankind has used the natural properties of larch for their own purposes. The hardness and moisture resistance of the material has been used successfully in the construction of one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Venice. 400 000 piles were a reliable support for the ancient buildings of the city nearly 1,400 years. Testing conducted in the 19th century showed that the tree under long-term exposure to sea water turned to stone. Neither saw or an ax were not able to hurt them. Until now, in the Siberian taiga are trees fallen in the 18th century are absolutely safe, without succumbing to the processes of decay> At the recent excavations of burial mounds in the Altai Mountains have been found virtually untouched by time funerary room made of Siberian larch, sarcophagi and finishing chariots ancient rulers. Wooden palace of Count Sheremetyev in Ostankino, windows of the Winter Palace in St. Pitersburg is vivid example of enduring quality Siberian larch. Olympic cycling track in Krylatskoye and the Polish town of Kazimierz made from Siberian larch. From Siberian larch is build vessels and aircraft used in the engineering and construction of offshore piers, bridges, dams. In Russia without special impregnation Siberian larch is used for making telegraph poles and railway. Where is necessary reliability and durability we trust one material – Siberian larch !
Today Siberian larch is widely used in the chemical industry. One cubic meter gives 200 kg of pulp. From larch is mined: alcohol, tannin for tanning, dyes, resins, wax, matches and much more.